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Bushmills 1608

Overall rating
82.69/100
votes
235
Category
Blend
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
400th Anniversary
Bottled
2008
Casktype
Bourbon and Sherry Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010103922746
Added on
01 Feb 2010 8:36 am

Average value

€ 149,66

13 × in wishlist

235 × member ratings

631 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bushmills 1608

44 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.69 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A great blended Irish whiskey in a beautiful, noble packaging.
    • Nose
      dark fruits (raisins), sherry, caramel, clear oak, sweetness, very complex;
    • Taste
      sweet, strongly swelling onset, malt, nuts, raisins, noticeable spiciness;
    • Finish
      medium-long, spicy finish, slightly bitter;

  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Mild, soft, nutty, but somehow a bit boring. Although slightly better than the normal 10, but definitely 2 notes worse than the 16er.

  3. Deloti scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. hans1971 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
      ripe yellow fruit, vanilla, a hint of glue, nutty, caramel
    • Taste
      83 83
      spicy, vanilla, oak, nutty, fruit
      full body
    • Finish
      83 83
      medium, dry finish of bitterness, oak and honey

  5. Gruenwhisky scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    The current price performance ratio seems to me no longer appropriate
    • Nose
      Pleasant scent from a mix of dark fruits.
    • Taste
      A well-balanced whiskey that comes along relatively complex.
    • Finish
      medium

  6. Okto-Bull scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Great nose. The taste and finish a little too sprittig.

  7. ctu scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nice irish whiskey in a good ABV.
    • Nose
      Tropical fruits, vanilla, caramelized apple and rye
    • Taste
      Sweet, oily. Apple and unripe peach. Blood orange and rum cherry.
    • Finish
      Medium length, bittersweet

  8. MasterOfPuppets scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    That's a really nice blend.
    • Nose
      Caramel, sherry, hay, smoked eel, white pepper, peach, nuts
    • Taste
      Oak, caramel, citrus, nuts, dark chocolate, tobacco
    • Finish
      Medium long, oak, slightly bitter

  9. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    For then about 35 € was a Superwhiskey, from Blend noticing, full, sweet, with pleasant tart notes. That's a few years ago (how "limited" was that?), If you get it cheap, it's worth a try, but you should not pay fancy prices (50+).
    • Nose
      Forest honey, herb-nutty (walnut, Brazil nut), also reminiscent of coniferous forest, pine cones, resin (but not so Tannennadelbitter), brown candy, caramel, sugar beet syrup
    • Taste
      full-bodied, sweet and creamy, milk chocolate, nut nougat cream, here too I have a bit of the feeling to eat candy ... and behind it very sweet, overripe orange, orange marmalade with peels
    • Finish
      long, cocoa, forest honey and again a good portion of resin

  10. xFabe did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Not a bad whiskey. He stands as a blend of an average single malt in any way.
    • Nose
      sweet fruit muesli, rustic oak tones, marshmallows, ripe bananas, light mango, second nose: more spice; Cardamom, nutmeg
    • Taste
      sweet nut (caramelized), light oak, oily mouthfeel, getting drier, gentle lemon
    • Finish
      Fairly elegant and balanced, more on the dry and spicy side, yet tingling with citrus, oak not too intrusive, but still present

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